Shrimp, Cockles & Chorizo with Spaghetti

Whenever the weather is warm and sunny  I seem to always gravitate to some type of a seafood meal. It’s light, tasty and quick to prepare. So there is not much time spent over a hot stove, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful weather outdoors. Better yet, if you have an outdoor eating area, why…

Pasta Primavera with Shrimp, Asparagus, Kale & Peas

  It is Spring and there are so many wonderful new fruits and vegetables that are so good for you to be eaten and so little time. But visiting your local farmers market can make eating healthy an easy choice. Your eyes will feast on the beautiful array of colorful food just waiting to be…

Flounder Stuffed with Shrimp & Crabmeat served over Ramps

Wow, if you are a seafood lover like me than you will be very happy with this meal! This recipe has not one, but THREE different types of seafood all wrapped up into one pretty presentation. Who can resist a meal that is not only delicious but really healthy and not loaded in fat and…

Lemon Tagliatelle with Garlic Shrimp

With all of this talk and actual stormy weather I felt like taking myself to a warm place and imaged eating a very light and summery meal. Nothing heavy or hearty, just light, fragrant, colors of the summer and easy to prepare. Ciao, lemon tagliatelle pasta with garlic shrimp! If you ever had the pleasure to…

Shrimp Crostino with Avocado Spread

Are you craving a satisfying treat that is  light in calories but full of summer flavor? I know I was. I also did not want to hang out over a hot stove for a long time. Too many things to do and to many places to go to! This lovely and colorful meal is ready…

Squid Ink Pasta

Pasta is such a lovely word. It is a comfort food that is loved and enjoyed by most. You may eat it plain with just some extra virgin olive oil and sauteed garlic or with countless varieties of sauces. There are so many different types of pasta, and all to be enjoyed! Today I went…

Clams, Shrimp, Spinach and Tomatoes with Linguine

The temperature suddenly went from 55 degrees to a humid 90 degrees in NYC and no one feels like turning up the heat in their kitchen. You have to eat, yet everything sounds very heavy and too hot to prepare. But….seafood!  Seafood is so quick and easy to prepare and is packed not only with…

Take Me Back To Italy!!

Me in the Amalfi Coast This beautiful combination of ingredients takes me back to the Amalfi Coast in Italy. If you have never been there, you are missing out on a truly amazing place. So calm, friendly and the views are breathtaking. Each place you stop for a meal is just as good if not…

Add Some Heat in Your Kitchen

If you are craving a meal with some heat, this is the one I would recommend. It not only has the heat, but a real nice Indian spice taste. To absorb some of that heat I recommend you serve it with some Naan bread. I love Indian food. It has so much flavor, never bland…

Delicious, Quick and Easy Shrimp Scampi over Linguine

Feeling a bit crazed this holiday season? Wondering how on earth you will ever get anything accomplished, especially making a healthy, nutritious and delicious meal? Well, worry no more! Your meals do not have to keep you in the kitchen for hours. Besides, who has time for that, especially this time of the year. Let’s…

A Restaurant Review

Today, instead of writing about a meal I prepared, I wanted to write my review of a restaurant I visited. It’s called Glass House Tavern,  http://www.glasshousetavern.com  located in the heart of the Theatre District in New York City, 252 West 47th Street, between 7th and 8th Ave. The first time I ate there was a…

Shrimp Scampi with Asparagus over Linguine Pasta

It’s that time of the year when all we can think about are the holidays and holiday shopping. Running to stores for sales and bargains, checking the web every 5 minutes for great deals, but not leaving enough time for ourselves to prepare a healthy, nutritious and delicious meal. Well, for the amount of time…